Hutchinson was the representative for Michigan’s 4th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1963 to 1976.
Hutchinson is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1976 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Hutchinson sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 1973 to Oct 1, 1976. See full analysis methodology.
Hutchinson sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Law (26%) Government Operations and Politics (15%) Commerce (15%) Crime and Law Enforcement (15%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (9%) Agriculture and Food (9%) Armed Forces and National Security (6%) Private Legislation (6%)
Some of Hutchinson’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 14795 (94th): A bill to effect certain reorganizations of the Department of Justice, to ...
- H.R. 14521 (94th): A bill to clarify the terms of the Speedy Trial Act of ...
- H.R. 14347 (94th): A bill for the relief of Nabil Yacoub Razzouk.
- H.R. 11488 (94th): Economic Coercion Act
- H.R. 10323 (94th): A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act.
- H.R. 6525 (94th): A bill to amend the Federal Trade Commission Act (15 U.S.C. 45) ...
- H.R. 6196 (94th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to increase ...
From Jan 1963 to Oct 1976, Hutchinson missed 195 of 4,546 roll call votes, which is 4.3%. This is better than the median of 8.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1976. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- GovInfo.gov, for sponsored bills